Quality Engineer

Website Magna International

Quality Engineer Job Highlights

Title Quality Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Quality Assurance
Location Sterling Heights, MI, United States
Company Magna International

Company Profile

Magna International is one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers and is dedicated to delivering mobility solutions. The company’s competitive capabilities include body exteriors and structures, power and vision technologies, seating systems, and complete vehicle solutions.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Quality Engineer who will function as-

Support the quality team to strengthen existing systems which promote a zero-defect manufacturing process.

Facilitate and coordinate between Suppliers, Magna internal departments, and support groups.

Accomplish team goals while working within the established processes.

Respond to supplier and customer concerns and any potential risk to our products or deliveries to customers.

Manage the risk through containment, short-term countermeasures, and other Quality core tools.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants require a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a college/university
  • Master’s Degree in an engineering field (preferred)

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in metallurgical, mechanical or electrical engineering or other related fields (required)
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Quality Certification (CQE) is required (or to be completed within one year after employment starts)


  • Act as liaison between MPT Sterling Heights, customers, suppliers, and all departments within the organization.
  • Champion the strengthening of quality systems with all departments in the organization.
  • Develop, modify, improve, and troubleshoot processes associated with stamping, welding, heat treating, assembly, and machining of automotive components.
  • Guide and train all employees on systems and requirements during all phases of a program from quote through the end of service life.
  • Maintain documentation and records as required by customers, Magna, and governmental regulations
  • Owner of the PPAP Quality documentation
  • Support the APQP process for new programs by leading the teams through the proper steps.
  • Takes and maintains ownership of products and processes from launch through PPAP and program closure.
  • Technical contact for both internal and external customers for any type of product or process concerns


  • Must be well versed in the following: PPAP, FMEA, SPC, Gage R & R, Management Systems, Quality Information Systems, Leadership Principles and Techniques, Supplier Qualification, Certification Systems, Quality Systems, Documentation Systems, Validation and Qualification Methods, Process Capability, Interpretation of technical drawings and specifications, Material Control, Measurement Systems, Measurement System Analysis, Calibration systems, Fault tree analysis (FTA), Management and Planning Tools, Corrective Action, Preventive Action, Design of Experiments, Computer knowledge, APQP, IATF 2015:16949, Problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to travel to customers and suppliers.
  • Strong working knowledge of Quality systems and specifications is required.
  • Ability to write clear and concise technical reports. Ability to make effective presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management.

Additional Information

  • Quality Engineer Certification (CQE) by the American Society of Metals (ASQ) (preferred)
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Greenbelt certification (preferred)
  • Must agree to additional training to industry-specific skillsets including but not limited to CQE, Core tools, statistics, and problem-solving.

Employer’s Statement

Magna International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company hires on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.magna.com.

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